Info about Covid-19 emergency


From next September 1st, the Green Pass (the EU Digital COVID Certificate will be required to access all university facilities. Furthermore, since last August 6th, the Green Pass is also required to access indoor restaurants, gyms, swimming pools, spas and other places at risk of crowding, such as cinemas, theaters, concert halls, stadiums or sports halls. The Green Pass is also required for events, conferences and congresses.

The Green Pass certifies one of the following conditions:

  • having completed the prescribed anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination course since at least 14 days (*)
  • be cured of COVID-19 (the validity of the healing certificate is 180 days from the date of the first positive swab)
  • having made a molecular or antigenic swab in the 48 hours prior to entering the facility with a negative result (in this case, the Green Pass is valid for 48 hours only)

(*) in Italy, the Green Pass is issued 12 days after the first dose (in the case of vaccines that require administration in two doses), and is valid from the 15th day after the vaccine until the date of the second dose. Afterwards, it is released within 2 days from the second dose, and is valid for 9 months.

Currently, the following vaccines have been authorized in Italy:

  • Pfizer-BioNtech Comirnaty vaccine
  • Spikevax vaccine (Moderna)
  • AstraZeneca Vaxzevria vaccine
  • Janssen vaccine (Johnson & Johnson)

If you have been vaccinated outside Italy, with one of the above-mentioned vaccines, you must refer to the local ASST in order to be registered and obtain your Green Pass: find the nearest ASST by calling the free number 800 638 638.

If you have been vaccinated with a vaccine not currently recognized in Italy: at the time being, the only way to obtain the Green Pass is to have a negative swab.

If you have not yet been vaccinated in your country, you can do it in Italy by accessing the following link: prenotazionevaccinicovid.regione.lombardia.it.

In order to book an appointment for the vaccine, you will need the Health Insurance Card, if you already have one, or the Fiscal Code (tax code).

If you still do not have a tax code, you can obtain a temporary code to book the appointment, by calling from Italy, and from a mobile phone, the toll-free number 800 894 545 (selection 1, post selection 3), only if you are planning to be vaccinated in Lombardy.

In particular, we have been assigned a reference vaccination hub located at Fabbrica del Vapore, via G. Procaccini 4, Milan. Further information and full list of vaccination hubs are available on the portal, which is also accessible for students from our Regional Campuses.

Please check this page for further details.

Last but not least, before traveling to Milan please refer also to the official and updated information of the Italian Health Ministry on the Covid19 situation in our Country:

For further insights see the YESMILANO dedicated webpage and the webpages of the Government and of Regione Lombardia.